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Is Bitcoin’s ongoing stability a good or bad sign?

Posted: 7 June 2021 4:24 am

Since the start of the month, BTC’s volatility levels have dipped quite drastically.

  • El-Salvador President Naib Bukele recently announced that his country would start accepting BTC as legal tender soon.
  • According to the Wyckoff model, Bitcoin may be faced with another massive dip in the near future.
  • Over the last seven days, BTC has been able to gain just a little over 1% in value.

The past week has seen Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by total market capitalization, continue to showcase an increased amount of support around the $36,800 region. However, despite this lack of negative market action, the premier cryptocurrency is still exhibiting a substantial loss of 36% over the last 30 days. At press time, BTC is trading at $35,667.

Providing his take on Bitcoin’s ongoing market performance, Tim Frost, CEO of YIELD.App, a decentralized finance (DeFi) wealth management platform, told Finder that the jury is still out on as to whether we are still in a bear market or not, adding:

“If major US asset manager Fidelity is able to become the first to finally have a bitcoin ETF approved by the SEC, this could be enough to revive the bull market in bitcoin – at least in the short term.”

Furthermore, it bears mentioning that just yesterday, Naib Bukele, the sitting President of El-Salvador, announced that he would soon submit a piece of legislation seeking to make Bitcoin legal tender within the Central American country’s borders. And while the move has been much hyped within global crypto circles, it has failed to have any sort of positive or negative impact on the market at large.

“Next week, I will send to Congress a bill that makes Bitcoin legal money,” Bukele stated in a video that was shared by Jack Mallers, CEO of Zap, during his presentation at the Bitcoin 2021 press conference.

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Another major dip incoming for BTC?

Many investors now look toward a major recovery for the crypto market in the coming few weeks and months. But according to a century-old price prediction model created by technical analyst/guru Richard Wyckoff, a major price dip may be in the books for BTC once again, even if the flagship crypto climbs its way back up to the $40-$42k range.

The second day of the largest-ever Bitcoin conference concluded yesterday, with most of the presenters focusing primarily on subjects such as the future of decentralization, economic inclusivity and property rights.

Some of the day’s highlights included Morgan Creek Digital founder Mark Yusko referring to the US Dollar as the “biggest shitcoin of them all” while highlighting that 39% of all USD was printed in the last 12 months. Similarly, legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk made an appearance at the event, claiming he bought Bitcoin back in 2012 as he believed even back then that the asset “was the future of finance.”

Interested in cryptocurrency? Learn more about the basics with our beginner’s guide to Bitcoin, dive deeper by learning about Ethereum and see what blockchain can do with our simple guide to DeFi.

Disclosure: The author owns a range of cryptocurrencies at the time of writing

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